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Item 7516

Maine General Hospital Surgical Amphitheatre

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: circa 1895 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 26194

Trull Hospital Operation, Biddeford, 1942

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1942 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 25764

Operation at Trull Hospital, Biddeford, 1938

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1938 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print


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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.


Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.


Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Historic Hallowell - Dr. Benjamin Page

… (1770 - 1844) practiced medicine, performed minor surgery and sold patent medicine. His proficiency in the field of obstetrics earned him the title…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and within a short time was handling emergency surgery cases in his home, assisted by Mrs. Bell. At that time the closest hospital was in Lewiston.

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Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

It only had two beds, so people that needed surgery had to get it done on the kitchen table at their own home. In 1934, the hospital was moved to Dr.